Secretary touts voting reform (Minnesota) Story Here Archive
Mary Kiffmeyer has the sort of winning personality that makes Lawrence Welk and lollipops seem like natural companions to politics.
Despite new machines, voters see delays at polls (HIdalgo Co., TX) Story Here Archive
EDINBURG ? Hidalgo County citizens cast their votes on new electronic machines Tuesday with one minor glitch: Machines outfitted for disabled voters were down for the duration of the day, causing some frustration and occasional delays.
Problems early, but Butler voters praise new voting method (Butler Co., OH) Story Here Archive
?Setting it up was a horror,? said poll worker Dick Gierzak of the new touch screen voting machines.
Problems plague voting tabulations (Beaver Co., PA) Story Here Archive
BEAVER - Problems with ballot-counting machines meant that Beaver County residents were waiting until the wee hours of the morning today for complete results from Tuesday's general election.
Paperless e-voting era ends Story Here Archive
Elaine Ginnold awoke in a darkened home with no electricity a harrowing way for the Alameda County elections chief to launch Tuesday's special election with fully electronic voting machines.
Upheaval grows over glitches in vote tally (Montreal, Canada) Story Here Archive
Florida had its hanging chads. In Montreal, Sunday's election will go down in history for its crashing computers, delayed results and post-vote turmoil.
Voters love new machines but ... (Stark Co., OH) Story Here Archive
CANTON - In some lines of work, you get a chance to fix your mistakes. But when you?re putting on an election, you get one chance to make it right.
Multiple Voting Glitches Hold Up Clermont Results (Clermont Co., OH) Story Here Archive
Voting glitches in Clermont County are causing delays in ballot tallying, News 5's Jonathan Hawgood reported.
Attack of the Killer Voting Machines (Tennessee) Story Here Archive
Last month, a group of western Tennessee county election officials were told their preferred voting methods had essentially come to an end. The death knell, according to state election coordinator Brook Thompson, who moderated the gathering, was the Help America Vote Act, a federal law passed in the aftermath of what many still call ?the Florida debacle,? the 36-day period in which the nation tilted and swayed as the Sunshine State?s ballots were counted and recounted until the Supreme Court put an end to it, much to the consternation of Democrats everywhere.
Voting machines: Lifton right on choice (New York) Story Here Archive
As most voters know, Tuesday's visit to those old lever voting machines was, for most people, the last. The troubling question now becomes - what next?
Fairfield races may need recount (Butler Co., OH) Story Here Archive
FAIRFIELD ? The final outcome of the mayor and city council races won?t be known for nearly two weeks until Butler County election officials verify 168 provisional ballots ? and perhaps longer.
Ballots still being counted into today (Lucas Co., OH) Story Here Archive
Lucas County elections workers counted votes until early this morning to give a final tally to a colorful mud-slinging Toledo mayor?s race and other contests.
State of Minnesota moves to fulfill disabled voting mandate Story Here Archive
Election officials announced a "major leap forward" last week toward fulfilling a federal mandate to make it possible for people with disabilities to vote independently.
Ballots jammed machines, slowed count (Clermont Co., OH) Story Here Archive
BATAVIA ? Officials at the Clermont County Board of Elections say ballots that didn?t have proper perforation marks jammed machines and caused the long delay in tallying votes Tuesday that was only completed this morning.
New voting machine malfunctions (Matagorda Co., TX) Story Here Archive
Matagorda County?s new voting machine did not work Tuesday night and officials hoped a replacement out of Omaha, Neb. will tabulate the results of the constitutional amendments election.
In Elizabeth City, a 14-vote gap has one candidate calling for a recount (Pasquotank Co., VA) Story Here Archive
ELIZABETH CITY ? Even with today?s count of provisional ballots, the outcome of Tuesday?s close mayoral runoff is still not likely to be known because one of the candidates plans to ask for a recount and may lodge a protest.
New voting machines face myriad of criticisms (Tennessee) Story Here Archive
Tennessee is about to spend nearly $57 million to improve elections and buy new voting machines. Critics complain the new technology is too expensive and may not guarantee that your vote is counted.
Group rallies in support of paper ballot option (New York) Story Here Archive
ALBANY ? The state could be on the verge of making an historic mistake by failing to give counties a chance to buy voting machines that count paper ballots and forcing them instead to buy electronic machines, a group of lawmakers, union members and activists said Monday.
Uncertain future for state's voting machines (Connecticut) Story Here Archive
Today could be the last day Connecticut voters use lever-operated voting machines, but what will replace them is unknown.
Group dismayed at state's voting machine choice (New York) Story Here Archive
November 8, 2005) ? ALBANY ? The state could be on the verge of making a historic mistake by failing to give counties a chance to buy voting machines that count paper ballots and forcing them to buy electronic machines, a group of lawmakers, union members and activists said Monday.